Foundation

We are a foundation that originated in 1986 with the goal of providing medical and hospital assistance to children and adolescents with limited economic resources, who suffer from complex pathologies.

OUR PURPOSE

Because we have always loved life, we provide less privileged children and adolescents access to high-quality, specialty health services. Our strength and sustainability has allowed low-income children and adolescents with complex pathologies to access specialty and high-quality health services in order to save or considerably improve their quality of life. foundation Facebook Contact

MORE INFO We perform highly complex and specialized surgeries to save or improve the quality of life of thousands of low-income children and adolescents. We have the support of the best doctors and medical staff at Hospital Metropolitano de Quito, who operate with world class infrastructure and technology. MORE INFO MORE INFO We fight to eradicate childhood blindness in Ecuador and support the personal and academic development of hundreds of low-income children. Our medical brigades bring quality and specialty health services to rural areas where children and adolescents have very little access to them. MORE INFO

MORE INFO We perform highly complex and specialized surgeries to save or improve the quality of life of thousands of low-income children and adolescents. MORE INFO We have the support of the best doctors and medical staff at Hospital Metropolitano de Quito, who operate with world class infrastructure and technology. MORE INFO We fight to eradicate childhood blindness in Ecuador and support the personal and academic development of hundreds of low-income children. MORE INFO Our medical brigades bring quality and specialty health services to rural areas where children and adolescents have very little access to them.

Our purpose

Since 1986 we care for low-income children and adolescents in Ecuador who need highly complex and specialized surgeries to save or considerably improve their quality of life.
With the support of several allies, our patients receive high quality medical services, provided with efficiency, warmth, safety, and humanism; and supported by world-class technology and infrastructure.

+ 170000
low-income people helped in 35 years
+ 8900
high complex surgeries conducted
+ 100
clef lip and palate surgeries in the past 3 years
+ 2500
children have improved or prevented their eyesight loss in our Child Blindness Prevention Clinic
70
medical brigades carried out in various rural areas of the country.

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Frequently asked questions

Who does Metrofraternidad help?

The foundation focuses mainly on low-income children and young people, who are between 0 and 19 years of age and who require highly complex surgeries. We operate patients whose pathology is within 4 medical specialties: Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Traumatology and Pediatric Neurosurgery. If you want more information about a specific case, you can call us at (+593) 2 399-8100 – Ext. 2241 or cell phone (+593) 992748567.

  • Be of the established age (0-19 years)
  • Suffering from a pathology that requires surgery within the 4 medical specialties mentioned in the previous question.
  • Not having private insurance
  • In case of applying to all of the above, a face-to-face interview should be carried out at the Foundation, to determine the socio-economic level of the family and the patient.
  • You can contact us by calling (+593) 2 399-8100 – Ext. 2241 or cell phone (+593) 992 748 567. You can also write to us at metrofraternidad@hmetro.med.ec with the patient’s case and their data, so that we can contact you in case qualify as a Foundation patient.

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Our offices and medical / surgical care are carried out in the city of Quito, in the Medical Towers III and Hospital Metropolitano (located on San Gabriel S / N and Nicolás Arteta streets). However, we receive and serve pediatric patients from any corner of Ecuador. If you are out of the city and require support to get around and / or stay, you can contact us through the channels mentioned in the previous question.

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